Woman dead, man under arrest after collision in Henderson
A 68-year-old woman from Hawaii is dead and a Henderson man is under arrest after a head-on collision on Volunteer Boulevard and Executive Airport Drive on April 14.Photo: Video by ktnv.com
Henderson, NV (KTNV) -- A 68-year-old woman from Hawaii is dead and a Henderson man is under arrest after a head-on collision on Volunteer Boulevard and Executive Airport Drive on April 14.
Jeffrey R. Phelps. 36, was booked into the Henderson Detention Center on DUI with death, leaving the scene of an accident, and hit and run charges.
According to the Henderson police, Phelps was eastbound on Volunteer Boulevard when he ran into the back of a Toyota Rav4.
He continued drive a struck a Toyota Camry head on in a westbound lane.
The woman was a passenger in the Camry and was airlifted to University Medical Center, She died from her injuries at about 11:55 p.m.
The driver and another passenger in the Camry were transported to St. Rose Dominican, Sienna for treatments.
Following the collisions, Phelps was seen walking away from his car. He was arrested near the accidents.
The Clark County coroner will release the name of the woman after relatives have been notified.
The woman's death was the first traffic-related fatality in Henderson this year.